26 pro in startup

  hatchey 16:10 09 Mar 2004

there are 26 programs in my startup and my pc is very slow .how do i know which ones to keep or get shot of

  Diodorus Siculus 16:11 09 Mar 2004

click here for a good listing.

  Diodorus Siculus 16:12 09 Mar 2004

click here for direct link.

  GaT7 16:24 09 Mar 2004

Please let us know which OS (operating system), hard disk capacity, amount of RAM & some of the programs installed, etc.

For the 'pc is very slow' part, have you defragmented & scanned (Scandisk) your hard drive recently? Do you use programs like Adaware or Spybot S&D. The more info you can provide us the better we'll be able to help you...

  hatchey 16:47 09 Mar 2004

win xp.120gb hd .norton a.virus sygate fire wall.im a horder hd full of games,demo,s music.mag demos,35gb used on hd. pintium.4 2.8.. 512ddr-ram.gforce fx 5200.

  ianeon 16:57 09 Mar 2004

Try "startupmechanic" from click here - free - simple to use and quite good

  Diodorus Siculus 16:58 09 Mar 2004

Given that you have XP, have a look also at click here and his comments re. processes at startup.

  Diodorus Siculus 17:00 09 Mar 2004

click here for Mike Lin's startup control panel, with which you can disable many of the startup programs.

  hatchey 17:06 09 Mar 2004

ive got startups down to 9
nvcpl rundll32.exe
dit dit.exe
smc c;\prograa~1\sygat
updmgr c;\program
ccapp c;\ program
advchk c;\program
nero check c;\windows
p2p networking c;\windows
ctfmon c;\windows.
is it possible to turn them all off

  hatchey 17:16 09 Mar 2004

thanks .it looks like startup mechanic will do the trick.

  Diodorus Siculus 17:21 09 Mar 2004

Be careful turning them all off; some may be necessary.

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